Articles by Christian Cawley

Christian Cawley

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.


Steven Moffat takes on Doctor Who

  News of comedy writer Steven Moffat‘s role as Doctor Who Executive Producer and chief writer has spread across the web today, with the announcement first revealed by The Guardian, and the BBC confirming the news later on. The current executive producer Russell T Davies complemented his replacement – writer of Doctor Who adventures The…

You’ve Got Antifreeze!

This is a classic moment in the movies – this weeks Comedy Dialogue of the Week is from Withnail & I: [singlepic=43,320,240,,right]Marwood: [pointing at a bottle of lighter fluid that Withnail is about to drink] Not even the wankers on the site would drink that. That’s worse than meths. Withnail: Nonsense. This is a far…

Moffat Replaces RTD!

Excellent news from the Guardian website… Scriptwriter Steven Moffat was today named lead writer and executive producer on hit BBC1 drama Doctor Who. Moffat, who has written a number of episodes of the show – including the acclaimed Blink episode which won him the writer prize at this year’s Bafta Craft Awards – will replace…

Steven Moffat Reaction

News of Steven Moffat’s role as Doctor Who Executive Producer and chief writer has spread beyond The Guardian, with the BBC confirming the news and websites breaking the news in a wholly positive light. Russell T Davies complemented his replacement – writer of The Girl in the Fireplace, Blink and The Empty Child – noting:…

Dave Gorman – Genius 2

[singlepic=42,320,240,,right]The latest series of Genius is available on BBC Audiobook, and sees Dave Gorman and celebrity guests including Chris Addison, Armando Iannucci and Brian Sewell chew over ridiculous, unworkable but sometimes genius inventions, schemes and policies of the public. Genius invites listeners to air those incredible concepts that strike you just before falling into a…

Olive Branch?

In the interests of editorial balance, it would be unfair of us to report (early last week) that the BBC Licencing people were preventing the creator of various knitting patterns from selling her patterns without informing our readers of this follow up story. Newsround have reported that the witty knitter concerned hasn’t in fact been…

Little Britain Movie?

[singlepic=40,320,240,,right]The BBC have reported that Matt Lucas and David Walliams are working on two new films. Best known for Little Britain (although their Rock Profiles series for UK Play was certainly as funny in places), Lucas and Walliams are apparently developing a new project with Working Title (Hot Fuzz) while simultaneously working with Dreamworks. Shooting…

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